BKS Iyengar Centenary Celebrations
6th December 2018
Join us for an evening to celebrate and honour the work of this great man in bringing Yoga to the world. There will be Indian music, a Teachers’ yoga demonstration, food, and exhibitions. Help us light 100 candles. All welcome including children and families.
For more information and to book this FREE event please visit the Centenary Event Page.
Autumn Classes Start 10 September – Book Now
31st August 2018
The new class blocks start on Monday 10 September and are starting to fill up, so do book soon to guarantee your place. Our new timetable includes brand new Beginners Level 1 classes, and a Women’s Beginners Level 1&2 class.
Click here to see the timetable and to book: http://sheffieldyogacentre.co.uk/classes/class-timetables-2/
Summer Drop-in Timetable
28th June 2018
Our usual class blocks will finish for the summer on 21 July, but we’ll be running regular drop-in classes in July and August and all are welcome. No advance booking – just turn up!
Classes are one and a half hours and cost £9 payable by cash or cheque (£7 concessions/£5 for aged 26 or under).
New Website! How to book
18th April 2018
Welcome to our new site, which we hope you will find easy to use!
You can book workshops and blocks of classes online. If this is the first time you have used the site please follow these simple instructions first:
If you have previously registered with the Yoga Centre all you need to do is follow these steps:
- Use the Recover Password button (or click here) and enter the email address you registered with us
- Sign in
- Use the Classes tab to find your class, follow the links to book your place
If you are new to the Centre you will need to register before you book a class or workshop. Please click here
If you have any problems just drop us a line. Please bear with if there are any glitches along the way!
The system is telling me my email address is already registered
This means you don’t need to create an account as you have previously registered with us. All you need to do is go to the homepage and click the ‘recover password’ button in order to create a new password. Check your email for your password and use it to sign in.
I have tried to recover my password but the error message ‘The email address entered wasn’t found in the database!’ is coming up
Please email us to find out which email address we have for you on our database.
I can’t see how to book a class
First, make sure you are logged in. Then use the ‘Classes’ Drop down menu on the homepage to find your class level. Click ‘view’ then scroll down to add your name and add your class to your shopping basket. Then at the top of the screen you will see your cart; check your details and click ‘place order’ to go to the payment page.
The payment page is showing an error message
Please make sure you are using a debit card as our system won’t accept credit cards!
Can I book more than one class block at a time?
Yes, you can add multiple blocks or workshops to your cart then click the Checkout button when you are ready to pay
Can I book a place for me and a friend?
Yes, but if your friend hasn’t visited the Centre before please make sure they complete a registration form.
How do I pay?
– View your chosen class
– Select the number of spaces you wish to book
– Enter your name
– Tick to agree to the terms and conditions
– Click the ‘add to basket’ button
– Click the ‘checkout’ button
– Make sure you have filled in all the required (starred) address fields and agreed to the terms and conditions
– Click the ‘place order’ button
– On the Worldpay page, enter your debit card details (the site doesn’t accept credit cards)
Your Home Practice
6th February 2018
If you’re lucky enough to have some time off over the Summer this can be a great time to develop your home practice. Frances Homewood, Director of Sheffield Yoga Centre, has written some helpful notes on how to do this.
“Practice is the effort to be fixed in concentrating the mind” Yoga Sutras Ch 1 V 13
“Practice becomes firmly established when it has been cultivated uninterruptedly and with devotion over a long period of time” Ch 1 v 14 Read More »
Introducing: Yoga Philosophy Monthly Blog Post!
6th February 2018
Welcome to our new monthly blog series where Frances talks about various aspects of yoga philosophy. This month, Frances explains the concept of Vrittis.
In this year’s Summer School taught by Frances, the very core purpose of yoga was explored.
According to the most ancient yoga textbook, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, which was written over 2,000 years ago, the aim of yoga is: Read More »
Interview with Uday Bhosale
6th February 2018
Uday taught at the Pune Iyengar Institute for over 15 years and is currently based in the UK. Frances took the chance to interview him during his recent visit to the Yoga Centre when he assisted Stephanie Quirk with her Yoga Therapy course.
On Sunday 8 October 2017 Uday will be teaching a workshop for those with more than 6 months’ experience. Read More »
Why Practice Restorative Yoga?
9th January 2018
For many of us, ‘relaxing’ means crashing out in front of the TV after a busy day, or five minutes drinking a cup of tea. But how often do we allow ourselves to fully let go and relax deeply, switching off the busy chatter of our minds?
As we try to balance busy lives with work, family and other responsibilities, we often experience some level of stress from the moment we wake up to the moment we crawl into bed. All too easily we enter ‘fight or flight’ mode – our biological response to stress and danger – which causes tight muscles, increased heart rate and high blood pressure. Read More »